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Abstract of Bids on Hospital Building Construction
April 12, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt submits the abstract of bids for material and part of the labor to build a hospital for the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt includes the advertisement that appeared in the Herald and Mirror as well as the Valley Sentinel. Pratt notes that he is unhappy with...

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Acknowledgement of Received Supplies
November 12, 1879

Richard Henry Pratt acknowledges receipt of numerous boxes of clothing and other supplies, including and organ for the chapel.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Additional Coal Purchase for First Quarter 1880
March 13, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that the approved expenditure for coal for the first quarter of 1880 did not meet the school's needs. Pratt requests funds to purchase additional coal for the first quarter, and refers to a previous letter on the subject.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Advertising in Local Papers for Supplies
February 10, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt notes that the Carlisle Herald and Valley Sentinel of Carlisle have the two largest circulations of the local papers and would be the best to advertise for material costs. He provides estimates for lumber; masonry excavation of plastering; hardware; roofing tin and spouting;...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Change of Orders for Richard Henry Pratt and Student Supplies Issues
October 28, 1879

Letter from Richard Henry Pratt to Commissioner of Indian Affairs Ezra Hayt, acknowledging receipt of change orders allowing Pratt to remain in the East at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt also apologizes for troubles during his recent trip to Wichita, and suggests that better planning be made...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Closure of the Carlisle Indian School
July 9, 1918 - February 14, 1940

These materials include correspondence, official records, and other documents related to the closure of the Carlisle Indian School in 1918. Discussed topics include the transfer of the land from the Department of the Interior to the Department of War, the transfer of property to other Indian...

Format: Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Maps and Diagrams, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint Regarding Quality of Student Clothing
November 7, 1879

Richard Henry Pratt writes to Commissioner of Indian Affairs Ezra Hayt regarding the quality of clothing provided to Carlisle Indian School students. Pratt complains that the partial order of clothing he received from the Bureau is not durable or warm enough, and leaves students uncomfortable...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Condemnation and Sale of Unserviceable Property, 1911
February 14, 1911 - March 8, 1911

These materials include correspondence, a list of supplies, and a survey regarding unserviceable property at the Carlisle Indian School. Some of the condemned materials were approved for sale on the open market.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Condemnation and Sale of Unserviceable Property, 1914
February 3-12, 1914

These materials include correspondence, a supplies list, and a survey regarding unserviceable property at the Carlisle Indian School. Some of the condemned materials were approved for sale on the open market.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Condemnation and Sale of Unserviceable Property, 1918
April 23, 1918 - July 1, 1918

These materials include correspondence and survey forms regarding unserviceable property at the Carlisle Indian School. Some of the condemned supplies was approved for sale on the open market.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Condemnation and Sale of Unserviceable Property, January 1912
January 4, 1912 - February 1, 1912

These materials include correspondence, a supplies list, and a survey of unserviceable materials at the Carlisle Indian School. Some of the condemned materials were approved for sale on the open market.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Condemnation and Sale of Unserviceable Property, October 1912
October 21, 1912 - November 6, 1912

These materials include correspondence, a supplies list, and a survey regarding unserviceable property at the Carlisle Indian School. Some of the condemned materials were approved for sale on the open market.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Condemnation of Unserviceable Property, 1908-1909
May 2, 1908 - December 7, 1909

These materials include correspondence arranging multiple inspections of unserviceable property at the Carlisle Indian School for possible condemnation and removal.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Condemnation of Unserviceable Property, 1916
February 7-21, 1916

These materials include correspondence and survey forms regarding unserviceable property at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Contract for Flour for the 1885 Fiscal Year
May 9, 1885 - June 9, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a contract between the Carlisle Indian School and Glatfelter and Nace for the latter to provide 600 barrels of flour for the 1885 fiscal year.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Contract for Water Supply at Carlisle Barracks
October 10, 1879

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a copy of a letter from the Carlisle Gas and Water Company regarding cost of water while the Barracks is occupied. Pratt requests permission to resume payment of a long-standing water contract, as requested by the company.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Cover Letter for Weighers Return of 3 Dozen Hand Grenades
July 31, 1885

Cover letter documenting return of the original and duplicate weighers return for three dozen hand grenades at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Delivery of Fire Prevention Hand Grenades to Carlisle
April 28, 1885

R. F. Hunter writes the Bureau of Indian Affairs regarding the order of three dozen fire prevention hand grenades at a cost of $9 per dozen.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds, First Quarter 1881
February 19, 1881

Estimate of funds for the first quarter of 1881 amounting to $3,397.37 for areas covering supplies, the farm, shops, clothing, funding expenses, and contingencies.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Increase in Cow Herd and Reduction in Rations
April 11, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt requests a reduction in various rations in order to purchase additional cows for providing a greater milk supply to students. Pratt cites a visit from Dr. Cornelius Rea Agnew and his recommendation that for a healthy student body students be allowed to drink as much milk as...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
List of Supplies to Purchase
January 15, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt writes to Commissioner of Indian Affairs Ezra Hayt, requesting permission to purchase the listed supplies for the school. Some of the supplies had already been purchased for immediate use. The request includes construction materials, repairs to buildings and the ambulance,...

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Materials Request for Picket Fence
October 6, 1879

Telegram from Richard Henry Pratt to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs requesting materials and funds to erect a "picket fence six feet high to keep Indians in and citizens out" of the Carlisle Indian School campus.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Modification of Contracts for Supplies for the Carlisle Indian School
May 4, 1886

Acting Secretary of the Interior H. L. Muldrew returns a letter from Richard Henry Pratt regarding exceptions of the Second Auditor taken regarding settlement of accounts for various contractors. The contracts were modified to reflect that payment was made by Pratt and not the Office of Indian...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Necessary Coal Purchase for First Quarter 1880
January 20, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt reports that he was forced to purchase coal on the open market, above his pre-approved limit, due to a shortage for the first quarter of 1880.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Arrival of First Group of Students
October 6, 1879

Telegram from Richard Henry Pratt informing the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that he has arrived in Carlisle with the first party of students. Pratt also asks about his previous requests for supplies and rations, which have gone unanswered.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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